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Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
of malarky. >> reporter: ryan said the obama administration allowed iran to get closer to obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> it's because this administration has no credibility on the issue. >> these are the most crippling sanctions in the history of sanctions. >> reporter: president obama was criticized for being too passive in last week's debate. vice president biden seemed determined not to make that same mistake. >> but it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who said 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. >> they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan said the obama administration has failed the middle class. >> we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> reporter: side by side at the same table, biden and ryan were not shy about directly engaging each other, sometimes with harsh attacks, sometimes with humor. >> i think the vice president very well knows that some times the words don't come out of your mouth the r
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 1:40am PDT
, situation here where the obama administration blew it. and are actually accusing the administration of misleading the public. the obama administration denies that. hindsight is 20/20. but there's no doubt about it. there were requests they didn't feel safe. they needed more. let's face it. the facts play out that they had, very good suspicion and they were right. >> and this was not a good time for the hearing, for the obama administration. >> no. >> especially 20-something days away from the election. >> got that right. >> tough. >>> talk about lawyers and jerry sandusky, they say they will fight the attempts to take away his penn state pension. the retirement pension told sandusky will no longer receive $4,900 monthly check. in light of his conviction on child sex charges. sandusky received a total of $900,000 in pension payments between his retirement in 1999 and last month. >> wow. >> that's -- that's a sweet retirement deal. >> $900,000. >> that's a lot. wow. >> apparently the decision rests on analysis that he remained a de facto employee of penn state in the years after his 1
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. the obama administration imposing tough sanctions already. >> i will not hesitate to impose new sanctions on iran and will tighten the sanctions we currently have. >> reporter: the obama campaign asking just what would those new sanctions be, and on libya after the attack in benghazi that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens, blistering words today from romeny for the obama administration. >> this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam despite the administration's attempts to convince us of that for so long. no, as the administration has finally conceded, these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> reporter: romney said today he would vigorously pursue the terrorists. president obama has said he is doing the same thing, and the obama campaign trying to remind voters of romney's first reaction criticizing the president as the attack was unfolding. >> our u.s. diplomats were >> when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, mitt romney showed an extraordinarily lack of presidential character. >> reporter: that up in virginia
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
administration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in the debate. the same poll found voters overwhelmingly said romney won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[รง in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am PDT
-- protesters, a small group turned out last night. they called on the obama administration to withdraw troops from afghanistan. mitt romney campaigns today in iowa and ohio. he will attend a rally two miles west of des moines. yesterday, he thanked supporters of virginia for coming out in the rain and -- [ unintelligible ] >> he would continue to spend a trillion more than we take in every year in my view that's immoral and wrong. i would cut federal spending and get us on track to a balanced budget. >> romney moves to ohio tonight due to be joined by new jersey governor christie. >>> today saturday suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi finds out if he will lose his job. the board of supervisors set to vote this afternoon on his fate. anti-domestic violence groups held a rally yesterday calling on the supervisors to remove mirkarimi. mirkarimi was suspended by mayor lee after pleading guilty. the charge stemmed if a new year's eve argument with his wife which left her with a bruised arm. the ethics commission determined that mirkarimi committed official misconduct. we'll have a live
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 11:35pm PDT
. >> reporter: and that reward came directly from the obama administration, which gave shell the green light to start drilling. shell declined our request for an interview. but told us in an e-mail, the debate on whether to evaluate arctic energy resources is over. we are now focused on safe execution. but greenpeace says it's time to draw a line in the ice. they vow not to stop until all arctic drilling is banned permanently. >> you drill for oil, it's utter madness. >> reporter: earlier this year, activists disrupted operations on a russian rig for five days, despite being pummeled by a water canon. but in the fight against shell, greenpeace is trying a different approach, science. they invited us to tagalong. it's a bumpy ride to their research hub 40 miles offshore. if you fall in this water, you could easily die within just three minutes. we're welcomed aboard "the esperanza," greenpeace's ship. and life onboard is what you might expect. tofu for lunch, a serious recycling program and an eclectic crew from all over the world, who dedicate their lives to the cause. >> in this remote, unf
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
this again tonight, talked about the weakness, talked about apology from the obama administration. was that really appropriate, right in the middle of the crisis? >> on that same day, the obama administration had the exact same position. let's recall that they disavowed their own statement that they put up earlier in the day in cairo. we had the same position. it's never too early to speak out for our values. we should have spoken out right away when the green revolution was up and starting when the mullahs in iran were attacking their people. we should not have called bashar assad a reformer when he was turning his russian-provided guns on his own people. we should always stand up for peace, for democracy, for individual rights. and we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show -- >> am i going to get anything to say here? >> it projects weakness, when we look weak, our adversaries are able to attack us -- >> that's a bunch of mularkey. >> why is that so? >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
after the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack in libya. romney accused the president of failing to, quote, grasp the seriousness of the incident. today, romney will hit the trail again, joining his running mate at a rally in the state of ohio. >>> little perspective of last night's debate. it may have been contentious. but, hey, at least it didn't get physical. check out this faceoff between two veteran california democrats, running for the same seat. at one point, congressman brad sherman grabbed his opponent, congressman howard berman, and shouted, do you want to get into this? the audience, hooting and hollering, until a sheriff's deputy had to step in to separate them. >> take it out outside, fellas. it's getting hot. >>> and a dire warning about cyber security from the nation's top defense official. leon panetta says we are facing the threat of a possible cyber pearl harbor, in which foreign computer hackers take control of the nation's power grid, transportation and financial network. as an example, panetta said a hostile group could derail a passenger train tha
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the obama administration initially seemed to downplay the attack that cost the lives of four americans, including ambassador chris stevens, are not going away. secretary of state hillary clinton today for the first time faced reporters on the issue. >> to this day, we do not have a complete picture. we do not have all the answers. no one in this administration has ever claimed otherwise. >> reporter: and the white house continued to point out that many of the same republicans who are questioning the administration's refusal to send more security agents to libya are the same republicans who tried to cut funding for diplomatic security. diane? >> all right, jake. and i'll see you this sunday, we'll all be watching, as martha raddatz also joins you there to weigh in on the big debate. along with vice president biden's son, beau, and governor mitt romney's debate sparring partner, senator rob portman, "this week" this sunday. >>> overseas now, and the latest on the heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to school. today, across pakist
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
bay is one of three locations where the government stores its mothball fleet. >> the obama administration is setting its aside 300 acres in california to build solar powered plants. it's a new approach for the federal government which allowed jerls to choose where they wanted to put renewable energy plants. the administration will designate public lands with fewer wildlife for development. >> a san jose community group asking city officials to help struggling schools with low scores. the organization held a meeting today and county education officials. the group wants the city to push forward with a 3-year-old initiative to eliminate the achievement gap by year 2020. reports show progress has been slo. they see charter schools as a solution. mayor reid is a supporter. >> we need to support the schools. the charter schools play an important role, i think in continuing to build the opportunities for all of our kids. >> there is some progress made in closing the gap in english. there is a significant jump. >> as we continue tonight at 6:00 your voice, your vote. we'll bring yo
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> the republican response said the obama administration has pushed regulations that make it difficult for businesses, saying the economy doesn't need more meddling, it needs more certainty. >>> the next presidential debate is tuesday when president obama and mitt romney meet at hofstra university in new york. this one will have a town hall format. abc7 will carry it live tuesday at 6:00 p.m.. >>> speaking of american jobs, today san jose city leaders hold the fifth annual youth job fair from 9:00 this morning until noon in the nordstrom rap courtyard at the oak ridge mall on blossom road. city council members have partnered with a mall to use the opportunity to find work. local employers will conduct on site job interviews and provide career information to candidates who are 16 to 21 years old. >>> the california public utilities commission is blaming pg&e mismanagement for its rejection of a plan to have ratepayers foot most of the bill for fixing its pipelines. pg&e said it's customers should pay 90% of the cost. the puc plans to cut it to 36%. pg&e shareholders would also pay for a
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
if those moneys were used to pay down the get det wh. ryan accused the obama administration of refusing to protect diplomats in libya, joe lied biden brought up the republican budget. >> the lecture on embassy security. the congressman cut embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for. number one. >> house democratic leader nancy pelosi piled on. >> they had no legitimate authority or credibility to talk about funding security when they voted to cut $1.2 billion from the budget. that would do just that. >> fact check? her $1.2 billion is way off. biden's claim of $300 million is an axage raigs. the republican house voted $264 million less but that funding covered construction and maintenance as well as security for u.s. embassies. when ryan talked unemployment he brought up the vice president hometown. >> 10%. >> yes. the day you guys came in? 8.5%. >> fact check? paul ryan is wrong about goiting around america. in his hometown its at 9.2% that is down from 13.5%. here is a graph of how twitter users responded during the debate. here is where ryan asked biden do
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
the attack? >> this killing in benghazi was at the wrong time for the obama administration. it's been a month since the attack. we haven't brought those killers to justice. that's a real problem. but foreign policy has long been the president's strength in polls. in large part because of the killing of osama bin laden. the benghazi attack doesn't take that away. it doesn't take away winding down the wars that were so polarizing just four years ago. so, while it is a problem, i don't think it takes the issue off the table. and the third debate will be all about foreign policy. >> and the president said one of the problems the last debate, he was too nice. can we expect more of a fight on tuesday? and doesn't that carry risks of its own? >> there are risks with no more mr. nice guy. the president was being coached to not get in the gutter with mitt romney. to not get angry. but there's risks. and the problem with no drama obama is he can seem aloof. the debate this week is a sign of things to come. the president has to intensely engage, smile, and call out mitt romney where there's points of di
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
. small group turned out last night code pink activists and other anti-war groups called on the obama administration to withdraw troops from afghanistan. >> mitt romney campaigns today in iowa and ohio, two of the nine battleground states. he will attend a rally in iowa, 20 miles west of des moines. yesterday he thanked supporters in virginia for coming out in the rain and dished up harsh criticism of the president's spending record. >> he would continue to spend a trillion more than we take in every year in my view that's immoral and wrong. if i'm president of the united states, i will cut federal spending, cap it and finally get us on track to a balanced budget. >> tonight he moves on to ohio where he is due to be joined by new jersey governor christie. >>> new this morning, oakland police investigating their 96th and 97th homicides of the year two people were found shot to death in a car in west oakland one shot in the head, both men. no immediate information on any suspects. >>> the husband of a hercules woman found stabbed to death in their home friday may get to return to their
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
the obama administration has pushed regulations that make it difficult for businesses, saying the economy doesn't need more meddling, it needs more certainty. >>> the next presidential debate is tuesday from president obama and mitt romney meet at hofstra university in new york. this one will have a town hall format. abr7 will carry it live tuesday at 6:00 p.m.. >>> speaking of american jobs, today san jose city leaders hold the fifth annual youth job fair from 9:00 this morning until noon in the nordstrom rap courtyard. city council members have partnered with a mall to use the opportunity to find work. local employers will conduct on site job interviews and provide career information to candidates who are 16 to 21 years old. >>> the california public utilities commission is blaming pg&e mismanagement for its rejection of a plan to have ratepayers foot most of the bill for fixing its pipelines. pg&e said it's customers should pay 90% of the cost. the plan cuts it to 36%. pg&e shareholders would also pay for any cost overruns. but a rate payer advocacy group claims the fine print on the d
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 1:40am PDT
the obama administration on foreign policy yesterday. during a speech in virginia he claimed that the risk of conflict in the middle east is higher now than it was when president obama took office, and he urge add more aggressive u.s. role in the syrian civil war. >>> meantime president obama campaigning on the west coast sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voters. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit of what goes on behind the closed doors of the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told abc's cynthia mcfadden she rarely steps foot in fact in the west wing and steers clear of trying to influence her husband's policies, instead sticking to her own causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama also talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack. he is so used to having strong women in his life. you kn
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
problem. that what we're watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> reporter: score one for ryan there. but when ryan slammed the administration's $800 billion stimulus bill, biden was ready with this. >> he sent me two letters saying, by the way, can you send me some stimulus money for companies here in the state of wisconsin? we sent millions of dollars. you know why he said -- >> you did ask for stimulus money, correct? >> sure he did. >> for two occasions, we advocated for constituents applying for grants. that's what we do. we do that for all constituents. >> i love that. i love that. this is such a bad program. and he writes me a letter saying, writes the department of energy a letter saying, the reason we need this stimulus, it will create growth and jobs. his words. >> reporter: unlike the president, biden slammed ryan over romney's infamous comments about the 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes. ryan turned it back on biden. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the rig
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